alimony

[ al-uh-moh-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF alimony

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALIMONY

Where paternity is established the father is liable for support (or alimony).

The next turn went on, and all went as merry as an alimony bell.

A voluntary separation, with alimony on one side and on the other.

A voluntary separation, with alimony on one side and on the other!

The judge had fixed her alimony at $30,000 a year, and an allowance for costs.

This is the usufruct for which alimony is afterwards substituted.

The chief argument was directed against the claim for alimony.

Alimony is payable as a rule in advance monthly instalments.

I'm buying the lady off, and persuaded John to pay his alimony to her.

The alimony which had hitherto been allowed was no longer considered adequate.

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